Whether you're tracking wild bears, dancing with Gypsies or braving Dracula's lair, you won't set a foot wrong with The Rough Guide to Romania. From the folk customs of Maramure? and painted monasteries of Bucovina to Bucharest's thriving gastronomic scene, Rough Guides' freshly updated seventh edition takes you on a time-travelling trip around this most diverse of destinations. With a section of suggested itineraries, plus detailed maps and gorgeous full-colour photographs throughout, you'll feel inspired to step off the beaten track and really explore Romania's wealth of cultural riches. Our local-expert authors have also peppered The Rough Guide to Romania with anecdotal titbits, hand-picked tips and unparalleled historical background to ensure you squeeze every last drop of potential from your travels. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Romania.
The brand new "Rough Guide to Romania" is the definitive handbook to one of Europe's most fascinating, scenic and least discovered countries. The full-colour introduction highlights all the 'things not to miss', from the wilds of the Carpathian mountains to the marvellous Delta wetlands, as well as the country's many unique festivals. Two full-colour sections describe the myriad outdoor activities available - from mountain hikes and skiing, to bear and wolf tracking - and the country's extraordinary religious architecture. The guide reviews all the top hotel and restaurant options to suit every taste and budget and the 'Author's Pick' feature highlights the very best, while there are concise maps and plans throughout.The contexts section includes informed background on Romania's history, wildlife, literature, music and, of course, Dracula.
The updated fourth edition of the Rough Guide to Romania is the definitive guidebook to one of Europe's most extraordinary nations. A brand-new full-colour section introduces the author''s highlights ''the things not to miss'' of the country. There are detailed accounts of all the attractions, from the Danube Delta to the bustling capital of Bucharest and the gothic castles of Dracula's Transylvania. The guide reviews the best places to eat, sleep and drink, for every budget. There are practical tips on everything from tracking wolves in the Carpathian Mountains to making the most of the country''s many vibrant folk festivals. In the contexts section the authors delve deep into Romania's history, culture and wildlife. This new edition boasts a bigger section on Bucharest and more detailed hiking information throughout the country.
The Rough Guides Snapshot Romania: Bucharest is the ultimate travel guide to this absorbing capital city. It leads you through Bucharest with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from the crumbling Old Town to the colossal Palace of Parliament and from the city's pleasant green spaces right out to the northern suburbs. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. The Rough Guides Snapshot Romania: Bucharest also covers the top places to visit outside the city, including Mogosoaia Palace, Snagov and Clejani, a centre for Gypsy music. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Romania, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around the whole country, including transport, food, drink, costs, activities, health, safety and tourist information. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Romania. The Rough Guides Snapshot Romania: Bucharest is equivalent to 60 printed pages.
The Rough Guides Snapshot Romania: Transylvania is the ultimate travel guide to this breathtaking part of Romania. It leads you through the region with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from Brasov to Sighisoara and from wildlife-watching in the Carpathians to folk music, festivals and fortified churches. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. The Rough Guides Snapshot Romania: Transylvania covers Prahova valley; Brasov; the Piatra Craiului and Zarnesti; Fagaras; Sighisoara; Sibiu; the Marginimea Sibiului; Alba Iulia; Orastie; Deva; Corvin Castle; Hateg; the Retezat mountains; the Székely Land; Miercurea Ciuc; the Upper Mures valley; Târgu Mures; Cluj; the Apuseni mountains; Northern Transylvania; and Bistrita. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Romania, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around the whole country, including transport, food, drink, costs, activities, health, safety and tourist information. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Romania. The Rough Guides Snapshot Romania: Transylvania is equivalent to 120 printed pages.
The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget is the ultimate guide to exploring this fascinating continent on a shoestring, with coverage of all the top sights, the clearest mapping of any guide and handy hints on how to save money. Discover the highlights of Europe, from the vibrant capitals of London, Paris and Rome to the great outdoors, whether skiing in the Alps, hiking in the Tatras or surfing on the Portuguese coast. Read about Europe's great attractions from the Sistine Chapel in Rome to the Aya Sofia in Istanbul. And with coverage of four new countries - Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina - The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget is more comprehensive than ever before. Find practical advice on travelling around Europe, whether by InterRail, Eurail or bus, and what to see and do in each country. With up-to-date descriptions of the best hostels and budget hotels, bars, cafés and cheap restaurants, plus European shopping and festivals, this guide is the budget-conscious traveller's must-have item for European trips. Make the most of your trip to Europe with The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget. Now available in ePub format.
The Rough Guide to Cairo & the Pyramids is the ultimate travel guide to this ancient city, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best Egyptian attractions. Discover Cairo's highlights with stunning photography and information on everything from the famous Cities of the Dead to nightlife that only the locals know. Getting the best deal, avoiding hassle and having fun is what this guidebook keeps in mind - so you can experience Cairo at its best. An ancient city and the greatest metropolis in the Middle East, Cairo's bazaars, museums, mosques, tombs and pyramids are covered in detail. Well-informed listings - from authors who have been visiting the city for twenty years - reflect an inside knowledge of the city's hotels, restaurants and entertainment, for every budget. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Cairo & the Pyramids.
"The best.... So good that Romanians use it". -- Conde Nast TravelerRomania offers a Latin culture in the heart of Eastern Europe and is one of the last great challenges of European travel. This new edition will find you a room in an unfamiliar town, guide you through the mountains of Transylvania, or take you to the wilds of the Danube Delta.
This third edition of the Rough Guide to Moscow is the definitive guide to Russia's dynamic capital. Features include extensive coverage of all the sights from the Red Square to the historic towns of Vladimir and Suzdal. There are insider reviews of the best places to stay, eat, drink and go clubbing, as well as the low-down on the arts and children's Moscow. Contemporary culture and politics are examined, with insights into the people who have shaped this city's tumulthous history.
This is the 5th edition of this very successful title so represents 15 years of accumulated travel experience to this little-known but deeply rewarding country. Over this period the Rough Guide has established itself as the agenda-setting book which consistently opens up new destinations and new aspects of Bulgarian tourism - from the remote Belogadchik region to the white sand beaches of the southern Black Sea coast. The Rough Guide is written and researched by people who have lived in Bulgaria, and so provides deeply insightful accounts of all the regions and their attractions. As ever, this is a guide for independent travellers on any budget, with accommodation listings ranging from the film stars'' favourite, Castle Hrankov in Sofia, to local campsites.